Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 90 126
Rank change year-on-year +16 +36 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 116 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.77% 2.56% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 4.55% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 78 54 57
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £32,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.29% -0.77% -17.20%
10th Percentile £28,550 £25,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £61,625 £57,500 £56,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.46% +8.00% -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1590 1275 1750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.69% 56.19% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1143 1500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 38 £47,500 - 2
Chester +1 15 £29,000 +3.57% 2
Sandbach - 8 £47,500 - 1
Warrington -3 7 £36,250 +30.63%
Congleton - 2 £47,500 - 1
Crewe -9 1 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 50 (43.10%) Java
2 44 (37.93%) SQL
3 42 (36.21%) Linux
4 41 (35.34%) Finance
5 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (32.76%) JavaScript
7 36 (31.03%) Windows
8 33 (28.45%) Unix
9 27 (23.28%) DevOps
10 25 (21.55%) Perl
11 24 (20.69%) Banking
12 23 (19.83%) MySQL
13 22 (18.97%) TDD
14 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (17.24%) Risk Management
15 20 (17.24%) PHP
15 20 (17.24%) Ruby
16 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
16 19 (16.38%) Oracle
16 19 (16.38%) ITIL
16 19 (16.38%) Middleware
16 19 (16.38%) Shell Script
16 19 (16.38%) Visualisation
17 18 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
18 17 (14.66%) Apache
18 17 (14.66%) PowerShell
19 16 (13.79%) Scrum
19 16 (13.79%) C#

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.66%) Apache
2 10 (8.62%) Confluence
3 8 (6.90%) JBoss
4 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.45%) IIS
5 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.59%) nginx
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.72%) SAS
8 1 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.86%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.86%) Resin
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.03%) OpenShift
3 6 (5.17%) PaaS
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.72%) Serverless
6 1 (0.86%) GitHub
6 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Firewall
1 10 (8.62%) HTTP
1 10 (8.62%) Wireless
2 9 (7.76%) IP Telephony
2 9 (7.76%) LAN
2 9 (7.76%) Multicast
2 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.76%) WAN
3 7 (6.03%) LDAP
3 7 (6.03%) VPN
4 6 (5.17%) BGP
4 6 (5.17%) BIG-IP
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (5.17%) EIGRP
4 6 (5.17%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.17%) OSPF
4 6 (5.17%) RIP
5 5 (4.31%) DNS
5 5 (4.31%) Internet
6 4 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) MySQL
2 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.62%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (6.03%) Hadoop
6 7 (6.03%) Redis
7 6 (5.17%) MariaDB
7 6 (5.17%) Power BI
8 5 (4.31%) Big Data
8 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.31%) VLDB
9 4 (3.45%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) JIRA
2 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.31%) Selenium
5 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.59%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.72%) JUnit
6 2 (1.72%) Maven
6 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.72%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.72%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.86%) Hudson
7 1 (0.86%) TestNG
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 24 (20.69%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Financial Institution
3 9 (7.76%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.17%) Advertising
5 5 (4.31%) Law
6 3 (2.59%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.72%) International Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (18.10%) Developer
2 12 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (10.34%) Software Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Data Scientist
6 8 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (6.90%) Python Developer
7 7 (6.03%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (6.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Database Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Service Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Data Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) Middleware
2 15 (12.93%) JSON
3 14 (12.07%) HTML
4 11 (9.48%) CSS
4 11 (9.48%) REST
5 10 (8.62%) jQuery
6 9 (7.76%) Ajax
6 9 (7.76%) Django
6 9 (7.76%) LAMP
6 9 (7.76%) SOAP
7 8 (6.90%) .NET
7 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.90%) Spring
7 8 (6.90%) XML
8 7 (6.03%) ODBC
9 6 (5.17%) Node.js
10 5 (4.31%) HTML5
10 5 (4.31%) Web Services
11 4 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.62%) User Experience
3 9 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.31%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.31%) Life Science
6 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) Contactless
7 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.72%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.21%) Linux
2 36 (31.03%) Windows
3 33 (28.45%) Unix
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Debian
5 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.72%) AIX
6 2 (1.72%) Android
6 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.72%) CentOS
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.28%) DevOps
3 22 (18.97%) TDD
4 20 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 19 (16.38%) ITIL
5 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.38%) Visualisation
6 16 (13.79%) Scrum
6 16 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 15 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (12.93%) Open Source
8 14 (12.07%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.34%) Load Balancing
10 11 (9.48%) OO
10 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.48%) Wealth Management
10 11 (9.48%) Web Development
11 10 (8.62%) Data Analysis
12 9 (7.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) Java
2 44 (37.93%) SQL
3 38 (32.76%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.55%) Perl
5 20 (17.24%) PHP
5 20 (17.24%) Ruby
6 19 (16.38%) Shell Script
7 17 (14.66%) PowerShell
8 16 (13.79%) C#
9 15 (12.93%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.03%) C
11 6 (5.17%) C++
11 6 (5.17%) MATLAB
12 5 (4.31%) R
13 3 (2.59%) Go
13 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.59%) VBScript
14 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.72%) Groovy
14 2 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) CCIE
2 6 (5.17%) CCNP
2 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.59%) ISEB
3 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.86%) PhD
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (12.93%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.86%) Corosync
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (12.07%) Puppet
3 12 (10.34%) Ansible
4 8 (6.90%) Nagios
5 4 (3.45%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.59%) SCCM
7 2 (1.72%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.72%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.72%) Graphite
8 1 (0.86%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.86%) Mesos
8 1 (0.86%) Oozie
8 1 (0.86%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.86%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.86%) Terraform
8 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Oracle
2 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.76%) F5
3 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.90%) SaltStack
5 7 (6.03%) IBM
6 6 (5.17%) AppDynamics
6 6 (5.17%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (5.17%) Cisco
6 6 (5.17%) HP
6 6 (5.17%) Tableau
6 6 (5.17%) Teradata
7 5 (4.31%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.31%) Google
8 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.59%) Infoblox
8 3 (2.59%) Juniper
8 3 (2.59%) Sybase
9 2 (1.72%) Splunk
9 2 (1.72%) VMware